Nouakchott

Nouakchott is the capital of and its largest city, with almost 1.2 million residents in 2019. The city is the hub of the Mauritanian economy and is home to a deepwater port and Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport, one of the country's two international airports.
Photo: Laminesall96, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Government office
or G5S is an institutional framework for coordination of regional cooperation in development policies and security matters in west Africa.

Stadium
The , or in French, is a multi-purpose stadium in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Photo: Neonstar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
Photo: Maianmo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western .

Town
is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western .

Suburb
, Mauritania is a suburb of Nouakchott and urban commune in western .

Nouakchott

Latitude
18.0792° or 18° 4' 45.3" north
Longitude
-15.978° or 15° 58' 40.8" west
Open Location Code
7CC632HC+MQ
Population
958,000
IATA airport code
NKC
United Nations Location Code
MR NKC
Elevation
10 metres (33 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249166495
Geo­Names ID
2377450
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Nwaqcuṭ
  • Achinese: Nouakchott
  • Adyghe: Нуакшот
  • Afrikaans: Nouakchott
  • Albanian: Nouakchott
  • Albanian: Nuakçot
  • Amharic: ኑዋክሾት
  • Arabic: Nouakchott
  • Arabic: انواكشوط
  • Arabic: عاصمة موريتانيا
  • Arabic: نواقشط
  • Arabic: نواقشوط
  • Arabic: نواكشط
  • Arabic: نواكشوط
  • Arabic: نوق الشط
  • Armenian: Նուակշոտ
  • Asturian: Nuakxot
  • Avaric: Nouakchott
  • Azerbaijani: Nuakşot
  • Basque: Nuakchot
  • Basque: Nuakxot
  • Belarusian: Нуакшот
  • Bengali: নউকচোট
  • Bengali: নুওয়াকশুত
  • Bosnian: Nouakchott
  • Breton: Nouakchott
  • Bulgarian: Нуакшот
  • Catalan: Nouakchott
  • Cebuano: District de Nouakchott
  • Central Kurdish: نواکشۆت
  • Central Kurdish: نۆئاکشۆت
  • Chechen: Нуакшот
  • Chinese: Nouakchott
  • Chinese: 努瓦克肖特
  • Chinese: 或索
  • Chinese: 諾克少
  • Cornish: Nouakchott
  • Croatian: Nouakchott
  • Czech: Nawakšút
  • Czech: Nawākšūṭ
  • Czech: Nouakchott
  • Czech: Nuakšott
  • Danish: Nouakchott
  • Dutch: Nouakchott
  • Egyptian Arabic: نواكشوط
  • English: Capital of Mauritania
  • English: Nawakshut
  • English: Nawākshūṭ
  • English: Nouakchot
  • English: Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • English: Noukchott
  • English: Nuwakshut
  • English: Nuwākshūṭ
  • Esperanto: Nuakŝoto
  • Estonian: Nouakchott
  • Fiji Hindi: Nouakchott
  • Finnish: Nouakchott
  • French: Nouakchott
  • Fulah: Nouakchott
  • Galician: Nouakchott
  • Georgian: ნუაქშოტი
  • German: Nouakchott
  • German: Nuakschott
  • Greek: Νουακσότ
  • Greek: Νουαξότ
  • Guarani: Nuakechóte
  • Gujarati: નયૂવાક્ચોટ
  • Haitian: Nouakchot
  • Hakka Chinese: Nouakchott
  • Hausa: Nouakchott
  • Hebrew: נואקשוט
  • Hindi: नवाक्शूत
  • Hindi: नुआकशॉट
  • Hindi: नुआकशोत
  • Hungarian: Nouakchott
  • Icelandic: Núaksjott
  • Ido: Nouakchott
  • Inari Sami: Nouakchott
  • Indonesian: Nouakchott
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nouakchott
  • Interlingue: Nouakchott
  • Irish: Nouakchott
  • Italian: Nouakchott
  • Japanese: ヌアクショット
  • Javanese: Nouakchott
  • Kabiyè: Nuwakicɔɔtɩ
  • Kabyle: Nwaqcuṭ
  • Kannada: ನೌಕ್ಚೋಟ್
  • Kazakh: Нуакшот
  • Kazakh: Нуакшот қаласы
  • Kirghiz: Нуакшот
  • Kongo: Nouakchott
  • Korean: 누악쇼뜨
  • Korean: 누악쇼트
  • Kotava: Nouakchott
  • Kurdish: Nûakşot
  • Latin: Nouakchott
  • Latvian: Nuakšota
  • Ligurian: Nouakchott
  • Lithuanian: Nuakšotas
  • Livvi: Nuakšot
  • Lombard: Nouakchott
  • Luxembourgish: Nouakchott
  • Macedo-Romanian: Nouakchott
  • Macedonian: Нуакшот
  • Malay: Nouakchott
  • Malayalam: നൌവാക്ക്ച്ചോട്ട്
  • Marathi: नवाकसुत
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nouakchott
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nouakchott
  • Mingrelian: ნუაქშოტი
  • Mongolian: Нуакшот
  • Moroccan Arabic: نواكشوط
  • N'Ko: ߣߎߥߊߞߑߛ߭ߐߕ
  • Northern Frisian: Nouakchott
  • Norwegian: Nouakchott
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nouakchott
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nouakchott
  • Novial: Nouakchot
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nouakchott
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nuakshut
  • Ossetian: Нуакшот
  • Panjabi: ਨੁਆਕਚੋਤ
  • Persian: نوآکشوت
  • Persian: نواکشوت
  • Piemontese: Nouakchott
  • Polish: Nawakszut
  • Portuguese: Nouakchott
  • Portuguese: Nuaquexote
  • Pushto: نواکشوت
  • Romanian: Nouakchott
  • Russian: Нуакшот
  • Sardinian: Nouakchott
  • Scots: Nouakchott
  • Scottish Gaelic: Nouakchott
  • Serbian: Нуакшот
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nouakchott
  • Shona: Nouakchott
  • Silesian: Nawakszut
  • Sinhala: නොවැක්චොට්
  • Slovak: Nouakchott
  • Slovenian: Nouakchott
  • Somali: Nawakshot
  • Spanish: Nuakchot
  • Swahili: Nouakchott
  • Swedish: Nouakchott
  • Tagalog: Nouakchott
  • Tajik: Нуакшот
  • Tamil: நவாக்சோட்
  • Tamil: நுவாக்சூத்
  • Tamil: நுவாக்ஷாட்
  • Tamil: நோவக்க்கோட்
  • Telugu: నౌవాషోట్
  • Thai: นูอากชอต
  • Thai: นูแอกชอต
  • Tibetan: ནའུ་ཀ་ཅོ་ཊི།
  • Turkish: Nuakşot
  • Turkmen: Nuakşot
  • Udmurt: Нуакшот
  • Ukrainian: Нуакшот
  • Urdu: نواکشوط
  • Uzbek: Nuakshot
  • Venetian: Nouakchott
  • Veps: Nuakšot
  • Vietnamese: Nouakchott
  • Volapük: Nävakjut
  • Waray (Philippines): Nouakchott
  • Welsh: Nouakchott
  • Western Frisian: Nouakchott
  • Western Mari: Нуакшот
  • Western Panjabi: نواکشوط
  • Western Panjabi: نوواکوٹ
  • Wolof: Nouakchott
  • Wu Chinese: 努瓦克肖特
  • Yiddish: נואקשאט
  • Yiddish: נואקשוט
  • Yoruba: Nouakchott
  • Yue Chinese: 或索
  • Nouakchat
  • Nuwaaksot

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